The competition provides an outlet for the students to express their scientific-mathematic and artistic side. It may also become a venue for the different colleges to showcase their talents. Concurrently, this may be able to contribute to a greater cause of protecting and building a sustainable environment. The building of communities through sustainable means is not only the responsibility of adults. Students are the future heirs to this treasure. Their participation at the earliest stage is of great concern. Through the execution of this project, a greater awareness of the need for a sustainable future shall be realized.
Visit to the Project Site
12 December 2009
Km 55 North Luzon Expressway, Apalit, Pampanga
To provide the participants information for the competition, a visit to the project site was arranged for them.
Exhibit of Entries at the World Wetlands Day Celebration
02 February 2010
Amphitheatre of Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Centre
At the World Wetlands Day celebration of the SCPW and the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau of DENR, one of the highlights of the program was the opening of the exhibit of all entries to the design competition. The gallery of twenty-six proposal boards and concept papers were exhibited at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center until 07 February 2010. Similar gallery was also opened at the project site.
Exhibit of Entries at Haraya 2010
09-12 March 2010
College of Architecture, University of the Philippines – Diliman
The gallery of architectural drawings of the twenty-six entries, with the respective design proposal and concept boards, was opened on 09 March 2010. The ceremony opened the week-long celebration of Haraya 2010, an official event of the College of Architecture of the University of the Philippines.
Pre-judging of entries was done during the exhibit to determine the top ten entries that will proceed to the final phase of the competition.